The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 482 590 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.91% 8.20% 6.73%
As % of the System Software category 54.96% 61.14% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 405 516 388
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
877 965 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.57% 13.42% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 708 761 671
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 178 £32,500 -18.75% 14
Cambridgeshire -5 128 £29,000 -10.76% 16
Essex -10 92 £26,500 -11.66% 12
Bedfordshire -13 38 £40,000 - 5
Norfolk +3 26 £30,000 - 1
Suffolk -26 26 £27,000 +5.88% 5
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 768 (79.26%) Windows
2 550 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 406 (41.90%) Windows Server
4 363 (37.46%) VMware
5 289 (29.82%) MS Exchange
6 280 (28.90%) ITIL
7 269 (27.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 251 (25.90%) Citrix
9 235 (24.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 227 (23.43%) MS Office
11 226 (23.32%) MS Excel
12 214 (22.08%) DNS
13 198 (20.43%) Cisco
13 198 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 188 (19.40%) SQL Server
15 186 (19.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 182 (18.78%) DHCP
16 182 (18.78%) Firewall
17 171 (17.65%) Hyper-V
18 169 (17.44%) Windows 7
19 146 (15.07%) SQL
20 141 (14.55%) Office 365
21 140 (14.45%) WAN
22 132 (13.62%) TCP/IP
23 121 (12.49%) LAN
23 121 (12.49%) Windows Server 2003
24 120 (12.38%) VPN
25 119 (12.28%) Linux
25 119 (12.28%) MCSE
25 119 (12.28%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 289 (29.82%) MS Exchange
2 114 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (8.77%) SharePoint
4 72 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 59 (6.09%) IIS
6 58 (5.99%) Skype for Business
7 51 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 46 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 25 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 23 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (2.27%) WebSphere
12 20 (2.06%) Apache
13 14 (1.44%) Tomcat
14 11 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (1.14%) LiveLink
15 9 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.72%) CMS
17 6 (0.62%) IBM Notes
18 5 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
19 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 227 (23.43%) MS Office
2 226 (23.32%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Maximo
4 1 (0.10%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.10%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 141 (14.55%) Office 365
2 34 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.34%) Google Apps
5 11 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.52%) IaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.10%) PaaS
8 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 214 (22.08%) DNS
2 182 (18.78%) DHCP
2 182 (18.78%) Firewall
3 140 (14.45%) WAN
4 132 (13.62%) TCP/IP
5 121 (12.49%) LAN
6 120 (12.38%) VPN
7 118 (12.18%) SAN
8 74 (7.64%) LDAP
9 58 (5.99%) VoIP
10 51 (5.26%) iSCSI
11 37 (3.82%) VLAN
12 28 (2.89%) Wireless
13 25 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
14 24 (2.48%) NAS
14 24 (2.48%) SSL
15 21 (2.17%) SMTP
16 20 (2.06%) Internet
17 17 (1.75%) FTP
17 17 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (0.93%) Big Data
6 8 (0.83%) MySQL
7 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.62%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.21%) dBASE
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.10%) MS Access
10 1 (0.10%) OLAP
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.21%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.10%) JIRA
General
1 118 (12.18%) Finance
2 33 (3.41%) Banking
3 19 (1.96%) Legal
4 17 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.44%) Retail
6 11 (1.14%) Law
7 9 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.62%) Billing
8 6 (0.62%) Electronics
9 5 (0.52%) Back Office
10 4 (0.41%) Advertising
11 3 (0.31%) Publishing
11 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.10%) Hindi Language
13 1 (0.10%) Local Government
13 1 (0.10%) Marketing
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.10%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 205 (21.16%) Support Engineer
2 199 (20.54%) Analyst
3 122 (12.59%) IT Support
4 99 (10.22%) Support Analyst
5 94 (9.70%) IT Engineer
6 92 (9.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 83 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 80 (8.26%) Administrator
9 76 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
10 70 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support
11 69 (7.12%) Service Analyst
11 69 (7.12%) Service Desk Analyst
12 68 (7.02%) Desktop Support
13 65 (6.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 63 (6.50%) 1st Line Support
15 61 (6.30%) Consultant
16 59 (6.09%) Architect
17 57 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
18 53 (5.47%) IT Analyst
19 51 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (6.60%) Web Services
2 45 (4.64%) .NET
3 16 (1.65%) J2EE
3 16 (1.65%) REST
3 16 (1.65%) RESTful
3 16 (1.65%) SailPoint
3 16 (1.65%) SOAP
4 15 (1.55%) .NET Framework
4 15 (1.55%) HTML
5 14 (1.44%) CSS
6 13 (1.34%) ASP.NET
7 12 (1.24%) Middleware
8 8 (0.83%) WCF
8 8 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.62%) MAPI
9 6 (0.62%) XML
10 4 (0.41%) LAMP
11 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.31%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.91%) Driving Licence
2 56 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.16%) Data Centre
4 41 (4.23%) Replication
5 33 (3.41%) Blackberry
6 31 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.58%) PKI
9 20 (2.06%) User Experience
10 17 (1.75%) Clustering
11 16 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.44%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.44%) CMDB
13 13 (1.34%) Mathematics
14 11 (1.14%) Fat Client
14 11 (1.14%) FMCG
14 11 (1.14%) Thin Client
15 10 (1.03%) iPhone
15 10 (1.03%) Taxonomies
16 7 (0.72%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 768 (79.26%) Windows
2 406 (41.90%) Windows Server
3 269 (27.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 198 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 169 (17.44%) Windows 7
6 121 (12.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 119 (12.28%) Linux
7 119 (12.28%) Windows 8
8 93 (9.60%) Windows XP
9 49 (5.06%) Unix
10 37 (3.82%) Windows 10
11 17 (1.75%) Mac OS
12 15 (1.55%) Android
12 15 (1.55%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.62%) CentOS
15 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (28.90%) ITIL
2 78 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 63 (6.50%) Service Delivery
4 61 (6.30%) Incident Management
5 59 (6.09%) Mentoring
6 51 (5.26%) Time Management
7 50 (5.16%) Change Management
8 47 (4.85%) Problem Management
9 44 (4.54%) Business Continuity
10 39 (4.02%) Migration
10 39 (4.02%) Project Management
11 37 (3.82%) Server Building
12 28 (2.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (2.79%) Information Security
13 27 (2.79%) Presales
14 26 (2.68%) ITIL V3
15 25 (2.58%) Service Management
16 22 (2.27%) Project Planning
17 21 (2.17%) Document Management
18 20 (2.06%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (15.07%) SQL
2 69 (7.12%) PowerShell
3 34 (3.51%) VBScript
4 32 (3.30%) C
5 30 (3.10%) Java
6 25 (2.58%) VB
7 22 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.65%) C++
9 14 (1.44%) Bash Shell
9 14 (1.44%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.14%) Python
11 6 (0.62%) VBA
12 5 (0.52%) C#
12 5 (0.52%) Perl
12 5 (0.52%) PHP
13 3 (0.31%) KiXtart
14 2 (0.21%) Tcl
14 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 186 (19.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (12.28%) MCSE
3 89 (9.18%) MCSA
4 86 (8.88%) Degree
5 70 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (5.68%) MCP
7 43 (4.44%) CCNA
7 43 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (4.23%) MCITP
9 32 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
9 32 (3.30%) Security Cleared
10 31 (3.20%) CCNP
11 27 (2.79%) SC Cleared
12 24 (2.48%) MCDST
13 15 (1.55%) VCP5
14 12 (1.24%) CISSP
15 11 (1.14%) CCA
15 11 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.93%) A+ Certification
16 9 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (10.01%) SLA
2 14 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.03%) QA
4 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.21%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.10%) ISO22301
System Software
1 235 (24.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 171 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 81 (8.36%) vSphere
4 77 (7.95%) XenApp
5 36 (3.72%) XenDesktop
6 28 (2.89%) NFS
6 28 (2.89%) VMware ESX
7 27 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (2.48%) Terminal Services
9 21 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 16 (1.65%) XenServer
11 8 (0.83%) Xen
12 6 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.52%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.41%) vCloud
15 3 (0.31%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.31%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 88 (9.08%) SCCM
2 48 (4.95%) Backup Exec
3 26 (2.68%) SCOM
4 20 (2.06%) WSUS
5 9 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.83%) Puppet
7 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.52%) SCVMM
7 5 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.41%) Ansible
8 4 (0.41%) CFEngine
8 4 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.41%) Nagios
8 4 (0.41%) ZENworks
9 3 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.31%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 550 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 363 (37.46%) VMware
3 251 (25.90%) Citrix
4 198 (20.43%) Cisco
5 78 (8.05%) HP
6 69 (7.12%) Dell
7 61 (6.30%) Oracle
8 49 (5.06%) Symantec
9 47 (4.85%) IBM
10 41 (4.23%) Apple
11 33 (3.41%) Veeam
12 23 (2.37%) NetApp
13 21 (2.17%) EMC
14 18 (1.86%) SolarWinds
15 17 (1.75%) AppSense
16 16 (1.65%) CA
17 15 (1.55%) Google
17 15 (1.55%) Intel
17 15 (1.55%) Sage
17 15 (1.55%) SonicWALL
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Coverbox Insure Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £32k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
AAP3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago